Wild & Feral Horses

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House Committee Passes BLM Funding Bill

July 19, 2017

The bill would allow the BLM to transfer horses and burros to other government agencies for use as work animals. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on Silver King HMA Assessment

July 15, 2017

The BLM hopes the horse gather proposed in the EA would help improve vegetation, habitat, and watershed health. ... Read More

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BLM Issues Draft EA on Wyoming Wild Horse Gather

July 14, 2017

The population of 2,836 horses in three HMAs exceeds the cumulative AML of 1,560 animals by about 80%, the BLM says.... Read More

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BLM Offering Public Off-Range Pasture Tour in Oklahoma

July 13, 2017

The BLM is hosting two free tours on Aug. 12, at a wild horse off-range pasture in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.... Read More

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Scientists Study How Climate Change Affects Horses

July 07, 2017

Horses suffered the effects of rapid climate change during the late Pleistocene and early Holocene epochs.... Read More

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Agencies Conducting Aerial Survey of Wild Burros in Arizona

June 20, 2017

The survey is part of ongoing research to collect information to guide future management of wild burros in Arizona.... Read More

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BLM To Hold Hearing on Vehicle Use in Wild Horse Management

June 19, 2017

The public hearing is scheduled for June 27 in Ely, Nevada.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on East Pershing Gather Preliminary EA

June 15, 2017

The environmental assessment analyzes methods for managing wild horses and burros in Nevada's East Pershing Complex.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Boone Spring Emergency Horse Gather

June 12, 2017

The BLM transported 45 stallions, 34 mares, and 15 foals to the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral, in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More

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BLM Releases EA for Potential Colorado Wild Horse Gathers

June 11, 2017

The BLM seeks public review and comments on the assessment of removing horses from outside a herd management area.... Read More

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Forest Officials Investigating Salt River Foal Death

June 09, 2017

A foal was found dead two days after being picked up and held by a Tonto National Forest visitor.... Read More

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BLM Budget Cuts Put Wild Horses at Risk, Advocates Say

May 26, 2017

Proposed budget cuts would save $4 million by eliminating restrictions on horse sales and other management options.... Read More

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BLM Resumes Emergency Wild Horse Gather Near Boone Spring

May 23, 2017

The BLM is gathering horses due to a lack of water sources in the area.... Read More

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BLM Pauses Emergency Wild Horse Gather

May 15, 2017

Thus far, the BLM has transported 70 horses from the water trap site to the Indian Lakes Facility in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More

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BLM Begins Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

May 11, 2017

The BLM will remove about 60 horses from private land near Boone Springs due to a projected lack of water this summer.... Read More

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Omnibus Bill Sparks Controversy

May 08, 2017

While the bill effectively prohibits horse processing in the United States, some believe it could endanger wild horses.... Read More

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Salt River Colt Born During Wildfire

May 06, 2017

Volunteers discovered a healthy colt, now named Cactus Fire, near the wildfire zone on May 3.... Read More

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BLM, Partners to Host Tour of Piceance-East Douglas HMA

May 04, 2017

The tour and barbeque will take place May 6 at the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area (HMA), in Colorado.... Read More

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BLM Invites Public to Tour Fallon Wild Horse Corral

May 02, 2017

Two free tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place May 12.... Read More

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Navajo Nation Exploring Wild Horse Management Plan

May 01, 2017

About 48,000 feral horses reside on the nation's 18 million-acre reservation spanning Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.... Read More

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Salt River Horses so Far Safe From Bush Fire

April 27, 2017

The Cactus fire broke out on April 25 and has consumed about 25 acres.... Read More

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Adopting a Mustang: What It Takes

April 13, 2017

Considering adopting a mustang? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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BLM to Host Public Tour of Axtell Wild Horse Corrals

April 10, 2017

The tour of the Utah facility will take place April 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., local time.... Read More

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Appeals Court Upholds Wild Horse Removal Ruling

April 05, 2017

The ruling dismissed a lawsuit asking the BLM to remove horses from some Nevada ranges to protect the ecologic balance.... Read More

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Challis Field Office Offers Wild Horse Viewing

April 03, 2017

The public can view gathered horses at the Challis Wild Horse Corrals, in Idaho, April 5-6, from 3-5 p.m., local time.... Read More